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Reference: 67892

Date Added: 19 September 2018
Closing Date: 15 October 2018

Job Title: Senior Researcher

Working For: Alison Harris MSP

Location: Edinburgh

Salary: competitive

Job Details

This is a full-time position (part time may be considered) in the parliamentary office of Alison Harris MSP. 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Conducting research for parliamentary business
  • Drafting and researching amendments to legislation
  • Researching and drafting speeches for use in the chamber
  • Drafting and lodging parliamentary questions and motions
  • Maintaining up to date knowledge on relevant protfolio
  • Submitting Freedom of Information requests and collating response
  • Social Media

Desirable/Essential Skills :

  • Research
  • Speech writing
  • Knowledge of parliamentary procedures
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a busy team as well as on own initative
  • Strong IT skills


Closing Date: 15 October 2018

Interview/Start Dates

It is hoped that interviews will be contacted week beginning 22 October 2018.

Start date is by mutual agreement.


Application Details

Applicants should email a copy of their CV to alison.harris.msp@parliament.scot


Website: http://www.alisonharrismsp.scot

Additional Notes